Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm PDT
rid of violent crime in the inner cities, you have to increase opportunities. and then this happens. >> and you can do all that by cutting taxes, with a big tax cut. >> those are your words, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was kind of strange. trying to stuff words in people's mouths? >> i don't know if it's strange. >> it sounds like you're trying to answer the question for me. that's a little odd. >> here with us now, ari melber a correspondent for the nation and jonathan alter, an msnbc political analyst. ari, you said earlier and i heard you, that you didn't believe that mr. ryan was acting out of kilter there but was being fairly reasonable with a rather jumped up local reporter. but isn't it the case that every ailment in society according to paul ryan is solved by tax cuts? everything from leprosy to the deficit? >> i think that's his you view. >> so that was a fair interaction. >> one of the problems we have is sort of the jumpiness. andrew sullivan finds a poll, freaks out, and you kind of got to tell him to fall back, and i saw at least on buzz feed th
Oct 11, 2012 1:00pm PDT
't get health insurance with their jobs. they're not living in some inner city apartment the way he likes to talk. that's a horrible plan for the american people. why should 40 million people have to sit in the emergency room? is that your plan? my view of tonight in scoring it, by the way, how many times do we hear the phrase vouchers? how many times do we hear the phrase emergency rooms and personhood and bankruptcy and 47%? >> and 47%. >> and bankruptcy. the president of the united states never mentioned our great auto industry and how he rescued it, never mentioned it. never mentioned the fact that he fought for and got a law passed saying that women get the same pay as men. they didn't used to. these are great accomplishments. they're not changing the world but for a lot of people they changed their worlds. why didn't he bring this stuff up? he's waiting for jim lehrer to bring it up? waiting for him to bring up these topics? he wasn't going to do it. certainly romney -- i have to remind you, mr. frez, i said the 47% of the american people don't count. i was going to remind you, mr.